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Alberto Clò Wikipedia
Alberto Clò (born 1947) is an Italian businessman, politician and academic. He served as minister of industry from 1995 to 1996. He is the director of Eni SpA.
Clò was born in 1947. He holds a political sciences degree from the University of Bologna.
In 1980, Clò founded the magazine Energia and he is the editor of the magazine. From 1995 to 1996 he served as minister of industry from January 1995 to May 1996 and ad interim minister of foreign trade in the cabinet led by Prime Minister Lamberto Dini. In addition, Clò was also president of the council of industry and energy ministers of the European Union during the six-month Italian presidency in the same period.
He is professor of industrial economics and of public services economics at the University of Bologna where he was promoted to the rank of associate professor of industrial economy in 1987. He became full professor later. He was the director of Eni SpA since June 1999 and also former director of various other firms including Atlantia SpA, Italcementi SpA, De Longhi SpA and IREN SpA. In April 2012, Clò was appointed the Advanced Capital's special advisor for investments in the energy sector. In 2013, he was named independent director of the Snam SpA.
Clò is the author of several books: Oil Economics and Policy (2000).
Clò was named Cavaliere di Gran Croce (Knight of Great Cross) of the Republic of Italy in 1996.